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Louis Garrel

Biography

Perhaps renowned for his portrayal of Theo within the Bernardo Bertolucci-directed film The Dreamers (2003), he’s also notable for his work in such Christophe Honore features mainly because La Belle Personne and Les Chansons d’Amour. Furthermore, he wrote, aimed, and starred within the 2015 film Les Deux Amis. At age six, he produced his screen performing debut within the film Le baisers de Secours. After going to the Conservatoire de Paris, he continuing his acting profession. He received a Cesar Honor for some Promising Acting professional for his function in the 2005 film Les Amants Reguliers. He was created in Paris, France, to filmmakers Brigitte Sy and Philippe Garrel, and he’s the grandchild of Cesar Award-nominated acting professional Maurice Garrel. In ’09 2009, Louis Garrel and his then-partner Valeria Bruni Tedeschi used a daughter called Celine. In 2015 he started dating Laetitia Casta. He co-starred with Gaspard Ulliel within the 2014 biopic Saint Laurent.

Quick Facts


Full Name Louis Garrel
Date Of Birth June 14, 1983
Place Of Birth Paris, France
Height 1.83 m
Profession Movie Actor
Education Conservatoire de Paris
Nationality French
Spouse Laetitia Casta
Children Celine Garrel
Parents Philippe Garrel, Brigitte Sy
Siblings Esther Garrel
Partner Valeria Bruni Tedeschi
Awards César Award for Most Promising Actor
Nominations César Award for Best Supporting Actor, César Award for Best Short Film, Caméra d'Or
Movies The Dreamers, The Beautiful Person, Love Songs, A Burning Hot Summer, From the Land of the Moon, Regular Lovers, My King, In Paris, Ma Mère, Two Friends, Saint Laurent, Frontier of the Dawn, Jealousy, Planetarium, Making Plans for Lena, A Castle in Italy, Emergency Kisses, Redoubtable, The Beloved, The Little Tailor, Heartbeats, A Curtain Raiser, Ismael's Ghosts, The Three-Way Wedding, Ceci est mon corps, The False Secrets, Les Coquillettes, Sleepless Nights Stories, Diarchy, Actresses, Actrius, La Règle de trois, François Ozon: A Curtain Raiser & Other Shorts, Choosing Love
Star Sign Gemini

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#Fact
1Fluent in italian.
2Has supported François Hollande's 2012 presidential campaign.
3Louis and his former girlfriend, Italian actress Valeria Bruni Tedeschi, adopted Celine, an African baby girl, in 2009. The couple separated in 2012.
4French citizen.
5Godson of Jean-Pierre Léaud.
6Nephew of producer Thierry Garrel.
7Voted #15 in Elle (France) Magazine's "15 Sexiest Men" poll (June 2007).
8Son of actress Brigitte Sy
9Grandson of actor Maurice Garrel
10Attended drama school at the Conservatoire National in Paris, France. [2004]
11Son of director Philippe Garrel.


Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Les fantômes d'Ismaël2017post-production
Redoutable2017post-productionJean-Luc Godard
Planetarium2016Fernand Prouvé
Les fausses confidences2016TV MovieDorante
Mal de pierres2016Le lieutenant André Sauvage
Les deux amis2015Abel
My King2015Solal
L'ombre des femmes2015Narrator (voice)
L'astragale2015Photographe
Saint Laurent2014Jacques de Bascher
La jalousie2013Louis
Un château en Italie2013Nathan
Les coquillettes2012Louis Garrel
A Burning Hot Summer2011Frédéric
La règle de trois2011ShortLouis
Beloved2011Clément
Diarchia2010ShortLuc
Heartbeats2010L'invité à la soirée finale
Le mariage à trois2010Théo
Non ma fille, tu n'iras pas danser2009Simon
The Beautiful Person2008TV MovieNemours
Frontier of the Dawn2008François
Choisir d'aimer2008Pascal
Actrices2007Éric
Love Songs2007Ismaël Bénoliel
Dans Paris2006Jonathan
Un lever de rideau2006ShortBruno
Les amants réguliers2005François Dervieux
Ma mère2004Pierre
The Dreamers2003Theo
La guerre à Paris2002
Ceci est mon corps2001Antoine
Les baisers de secours1989Lo

Director

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Les deux amis2015
La règle de trois2011Short
Petit tailleur2010Short
Mes copains2008Short

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Les deux amis2015screenplay
La règle de trois2011Short
Petit tailleur2010Short screenplay
Mes copains2008Short written by

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Beloved2011performer: "Reims", "Autour De Ton Cou"
Love Songs2007performer: "De bonnes raisons", "Inventaire", "Je n'aime que toi", "Delta Charlie Delta", "Il faut se taire", "As-tu déjà aimé ?", "Les Yeux au ciel", "La Distance", "Ma mémoire sale", "J'ai cru entendre"

Cinematographer

Cinematographer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Sleepless Nights Stories2011

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Maryland2015the director wishes to thank

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Le grand journal de Canal+2007-2016TV Series documentaryHimself
C à vous2015-2016TV SeriesHimself
On n'est pas couché2015TV SeriesHimself
Días de cine2015TV SeriesHimself
La nuit des Césars2006-2015TV Series documentaryHimself
Rencontres de cinéma2014TV SeriesHimself
Cinema 32008-2013TV SeriesHimself
Sleepless Nights Stories2011Himself
Comme au cinéma2004TV Series documentaryHimself
Cartaz Cultural2003TV SeriesHimself
Cinema Sex Politics: Bertolucci Makes 'The Dreamers'2003TV Movie documentaryHimself
Les ministères de l'art1989TV Movie documentary uncredited

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2009Prix Patrick DewaerePrix Patrick Dewaere

Initially, Nicolas Duvauchelle

2006CésarCésar Awards, FranceMost Promising Actor (Meilleur espoir masculin)Les amants réguliers (2005)
2006Étoile d'OrÉtoiles d'Or, FranceBest Male Newcomer (La révélation masculine)Les amants réguliers (2005)

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2016CésarCésar Awards, FranceBest Supporting Actor (Meilleur acteur dans un second rôle)Mon roi (2015)
2016Heike Hurst AwardLumiere Awards, FranceBest First Film (Meilleur premier film)Les deux amis (2015)
2015Golden CameraCannes Film FestivalLes deux amis (2015)
2015Queer PalmCannes Film FestivalLes deux amis (2015)
2015CinEuphoriaCinEuphoria AwardsBest Supporting Actor - International CompetitionSaint Laurent (2014)
2015CésarCésar Awards, FranceBest Supporting Actor (Meilleur acteur dans un second rôle)Saint Laurent (2014)
2015International CompetitionMumbai Film FestivalLes deux amis (2015)
2011CésarCésar Awards, FranceBest Short Film (Meilleur film de court-métrage)Petit tailleur (2010)· Mathieu Bompoint (producer)
2008Globe de CristalGlobes de Cristal Awards, FranceBest Film (Meilleur film)Les chansons d'amour (2007)


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#Quote
1It's true I have a hard time with the notion of creating a character. And I feel it's a limit. I'm always really impressed by actors who are able to construct a character, like Johnny Depp.


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